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Media Alert: York County Supervisors to Vote on Health Ordinance

Milestone decision favoring health permits would protect residents from health and environmental risks associated with large-scale industrial animal operations in Codorus Township WHAT: Codorus Township Supervisors meeting A vote to adopt a countywide health ordinance to protect public… Read More

Media Alert: The Facts about Factory Farms Are at Beyond the Barn

July 25th event on the future of agriculture, family farming & healthy living in South Dakota targets what’s going wrong — and what can be done WHAT: Beyond the Barn is a public forum and community social event… Read More

Media Alert: NEW REPORT: Health Impacts of Harim Poultry Plant May Make a Bad Situation Worse, Says UMD Study

University of Maryland School of Public Health research shows Millsboro, DE community is particularly vulnerable to pollution impacts that proposed Harim poultry processing plant could bring WHAT: The public release of a Rapid Health Impact Assessment, a report… Read More

Media Alert: CAFO Crisis for Bayfield?

Community Group, National Experts Team to Discuss Local Industrial Animal Operation Threats & What Can Be Done About Them WHAT: A media teleconference with leading national authorities and local community organizers on the current fight to spare Bayfield… Read More

Media Alert: NEW REPORT Wisconsin Mega-Dairies and the State-Sanctioned Polluting of Kewaunee County

WHAT: A press conference for the joint public release of the investigative report, The Rap Sheets: Industrial Dairies of Kewaunee County Wisconsin — The Regulatory Failure of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, A Threat to Public Health… Read More

Media Alert: Will a Secret Land Deal Bring a Mega Chicken Operation to Your Block?

Public meeting set to discuss the private sale of 300 acres to poultry giant Mountaire Farms that could damage local air, water, health and land values WHAT: A public meeting hosted by C.O.S.T. (Community Opposed to Secret Transaction)… Read More

Media Alert: Michigan’s CAFO Water Permit Review Can Improve Environmental Protections and Weak Enforcement But Is DEQ Listening?

Groups target January 21st public meeting and open comment period for upgrades to state’s water pollution policies for nearly 300 large-scale animal feeding operations LANSING, MI ”JANUARY 16, 2015 ”Today, Michigan-based and nationally-recognized environmental and community groups are… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Residents Have Reason to Fear Mega Dairy in Smith Valley, Nevada

Are Residents Worried About a Mega Dairy Coming to Smith Valley? They Should Be. WHAT: A community meeting to learn about and discuss the health, environmental, air/water quality and economic risks of the large-scale industrial dairy planned for… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Appeal Against Massive Delaware Poultry Plant To Be Heard Monday, Oct. 13

Opponents of Sussex County Industrial Poultry Plant Get their Day in Court Oct. 13th Superior Court appeal arguments to target potentially hazardous use  zoning decision and  rules violations by Delaware BOA   WHAT: Oral arguments for the… Read More

Arizona Media Alert: National Experts to Speak at Tonopah Town Hall Meeting April 28th

The Impact of Factory Poultry Operations National Experts Will Speak at Tonopah Town Hall Meeting, April 28th  WHAT Save Tonopah Oppose Poultry Plant (STOPP) will host experts from nationally-recognized industrial farming authority and community advocacy action group, the… Read More